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Sastry's 10-year study of New Orleans Katrina evacuees shows demographic differences between returning and nonreturning

Stafford says less educated, smaller investors more likely to sell off stock and lock in losses during market downturn

Chen says job fit, job happiness can be achieved over time

Highlights

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart and World Values Survey cited in WSJ Op Ed on global happiness indicators

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Happiness Prescribed" - Wall Street Journal. 04/03/2012.

Recently the United Nations has begun looking into the factors that contribute to a nation's well-being and happiness. In this opinion piece, Ron Inglehart is quoted on his findings from the WVS: "Generally, a rising global sense of freedom in the last quarter-century has eclipsed the contribution of pure economic development to happiness."

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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